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Admission Procedure: Bachelor's Degree Programme Architecture

An admission procedure for the bachelor's degree programme Architecture is held once every year. You must write a personal letter of motivation and must take an entrance test.


Study Places

Available study places for the academic year 2019/20: 330

Information and Advice

Dates and Deadlines


  • Registration: 1 March to 15 July 2019

If more than 330 prospective students register, the admission procedure will be carried out: 

  • Upload of personal contributions: 22 July to 9 August 2019
  • Entrance test: 4 September 2019


First Step: Online Registration

Registration period for the academic year 2018/19: 3 April to 16 July 2018

  • To register for the admission procedure, first create a user account for our online system (TUGRAZonline): create account.
  • Open TUGRAZonline using the link online.tugraz.at.
  • Start the application Applications.
  • Choose Wintersemester 2018/19 and then Bachelor programme and Bachelor’s programme; Architecture.
  • Enter your personal data in full.
  • Upload a photo. This will later be printed on your student ID card, the TU Graz card.
  • Finally, please check your data and then submit it.

If more than 330 prospective students register, the first phase of the admission procedure will be carried out: uploading the letter of motivation.

First Part of the Admission Procedure: Letter of Motivation

You will receive an e-mail with the invitation to upload a letter of motivation.

Please write a letter of motivation and in it, answer the following questions:

  • What do you expect from studying architecture?
  • What do you believe architecture does for society, or can do for society?

The letter of motivation should be no longer than 2 A4 pages and should consist only of text. Please save the letter of motivation in PDF format.

Please upload the letter of motivation within the deadline in the application Applications in TUGRAZonline.

Second Part of the Admission Procedure: Entrance Test

You will receive an e-mail with information about the date and procedure for the entrance test. The entrance test will test your knowledge and understanding of the study notes Entrance Test Architecture (in German).

Admission to Study

The Registration Office of TU Graz will inform you by e-mail of the decision on your application. If your application to study architecture is approved, you can carry out the final steps of Registration and Admission.